It is no more news that Leicester City had a horrendous 2022/23 season that saw them relegated to the English Championship at the end. They are now in the English Championship, alongside some of their key players.
Regardless, the Foxes are already looking good for a return to the Premier League in the 2024/25 season although it’s still early days in the 2023/24 season.
Leicester City FC, under the management of Enzo Maresca, currently sit at the top of the Championship at the time of writing with a whopping 12 wins and 1 loss in 13 games. Meanwhile, if you are here, then you are obviously on a search for Leicester City FC player salaries in 2023.
In this article, we will provide you with a breakdown of the salaries of Leicester City players in the 2023/24 season, as well as a comprehensive look at the top 5 highest earners at the club. Kindly read on for more details.
Leicester City FC Player Salaries (2023/24)
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Top 5 Highest Paid Leicester City Players in 2023
1. Jamie Vardy
Leicester City legend and Englishman Jamie Vardy is the highest-paid player at Leicester City in 2023. He is 35 and currently earns a weekly wage of £160,000 and a yearly salary of £8,320,000.
This comes as no surprise despite his age as he has been a committed member of the squad who has paid his dues and also stayed put at the King Power to play in the English Championship after they were relegated.
Jamie Vardy is a striker and has 4 goals and 1 assist in 13 games at the time of writing, with 6 starts and 7 substitute appearances to his name.
2. Ricardo Pereira
Ricardo Pereira is the second highest paid player for the Foxes with a weekly wage of £120,000 and a yearly salary of.£6,240,000.
He is from Portugal and plays as a fullback for Leicester City. From his salary figures, it appears he is one of the key figures at the club.
The Portuguese fullback will be looking to remain consistent in playing his part for the team and ensuring that they earn promotion back to the Premier League at the end of the 2023/24 EFL season. He hasn’t scored at the time of writing but has 1 assist to his name after 12 EFL games.
3. James Justin
James Justin is the third highest paid player at Leicester City in the 2023/24 season. He is an English fullback who earns a weekly wage of £100,000 and a yearly salary of £5,200,000.
The player’s career at the King Power Stadium has been challenged by injuries since his arrival from Luton Town in 2019.
He has played just 8 games for the Foxes at the time of writing with 5 starts and 3 substitute appearances to his name. He has also scored a goal.
4. Harry Winks
Harry Winks is the fourth-highest earner at the King Power and this is one name that has been scarce on the lips of Premier League commentators in the ongoing season.
The English midfielder who has also played for the Three Lions in his career, is 27 years and earns a weekly wage of £91,000 and a yearly salary of £4,732,000.
Harry Winks has played all 13 games for Leicester City in the ongoing EFL 2023/24 season and is one of the key players the team is relying on to ensure their return to the Premier League at the end of the season.
He plays as a defensive midfielder and it is no surprise that he has no goal or assist to his name yet. Meanwhile, he has scored just 2 goals in his career and this dates back to his time at Tottenham Hotspur.
5. Kelechi Iheanacho
Kelechi Iheanacho is a Nigerian Forward and is the 5th highest-paid player at Leicester City in the ongoing 2023/24 season. He earns a weekly wage of £90,000 and a yearly salary of £4,680,000.
He has scored the most goals for the club in the EFL thus far this season with 5 goals and 1 assist to his name in 13 appearances comprising 7 starts and 6 substitute appearances.
At the time of writing, he is tied on goals with Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall who has 5 goals and 5 assists to his name.
In this article, we have provided you with detailed information on Leicester City FC player salaries in 2023. Do well to share for others to see and be kept informed on the happenings at the King Power Stadium.
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